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  1. Partnering with local parliamentary members to share the Advance Care Planning message

    29 November 2018

    Over the last few months we’ve partnered with local Members of Parliament to deliver our community workshops on Advance Care Planning.  This has proved a great way of using their local connections to deliver our workshops.  Over recent months nearly 500 people have attended our workshops across Morley, Carine, Scarborough, Forrestfield, Dawesville and Armadale. We […]

  2. eNews November 2018

    29 November 2018

    e-News – November 2018 Welcome to our last e-News of 2018.  Our Annual Report is now available online. We hope you can join us for our AGM next Tuesday (4 December).  Please book via Eventbrite. It’s been a busy few months in the PCWA office with lots of community workshops, forums on the End of […]

  3. Albany embraces the Compassionate Communities approach

    19 November 2018

    In October we partnered with the Australian Centre for Social Innovation to deliver 2 day Weavers Local Connector Training at the Albany Community Hospice.  This training was the first step in implementing a Weavers Program at the Hospice to support the carers of patients who come into its care.  Carers will be matched to a […]

  4. WA CEO Roundtable on Palliative Care meets with Ken Wyatt, Aged Care Minister

    2 October 2018

    The CEO Roundtable on Palliative Care provides high level advice to State and Federal Government on palliative care issues in WA. The Roundtable is facilitated by Palliative Care WA with CEO’s drawn from PCWA member organisations within the health and community service sectors. On September 7 2018, the Roundtable met with Federal Minister for Senior Australians […]

  5. Palliative care sector welcomes the recommendations from the End of Life Choices Report

    29 August 2018

    Last night a packed room of representatives from the palliative care sector welcomed the release of the WA Parliament Select Committee End of Life Choices Report at a forum, hosted by Palliative Care WA, to understand and discuss the findings and recommendations. Guest speaker, Ms Amber-Jade Sanderson, MLA and Chair of the Committee gave the […]

  6. Renew your membership now

    27 August 2018

    Have you renewed your membership to Palliative Care WA? Our effort to attract new members and retain existing members is tracking at 75 % of target.  As the peak body for palliative care in Western Australia we rely on the support of individuals and organisations to continue to operate as a peak body and ensure […]

  7. Palliative Care WA Advance Care Planning Community Workshops

    27 August 2018

    In the first half of 2018, Palliative Care WA delivered 16 Advance Care Planning (ACP) Community Workshops and presentations in the Peel region, Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Chittering, Midland and the Perth Metropolitan area.  We have also delivered workshops to culturally and linguistically diverse groups. Our highly interactive workshops outline and explain Advance Care Planning and […]

  8. Vale:  Bernadette Lloyd

    27 August 2018

    We recognise and commemorate the life and work of social worker Bernadette Lloyd who died earlier this year after an eight-month journey with cancer. Bernadette began her journey in palliative care work at the Cottage Hospice, Shenton Park where she worked until it closed.   Following this, she moved to Bethesda Hospital’s palliative care unit. Bernadette […]

  9. PCWA Quarterly Palliative Care Forums

    27 August 2018

    Spotlight on Paediatric and Adolescent Palliative Care After the long, awaited opening of the new Perth Children’s Hospital, our next quarterly forum will highlight the WA Paediatric Palliative Care Service, as well as allied services offering holistic and compassionate care to children and their families who live in Western Australia with a life-limiting condition. With an impressive […]

  10. WA End of Life Choices Parliamentary Committee Report Released

    27 August 2018

    Join us to discuss the report tomorrow The WA Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices released their report last Thursday, 23 August.  Limited places are still available to join us at a sector-wide forum tomorrow (Tuesday, 28 August) to understand and discuss the interim findings and recommendations.  The forum will include a […]

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